Launch of Africa Human Development Report / Towards a Food Secure Future for Africa
5/4/2012 1:40:01 PM -
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 4, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The First Africa Human Development Report 2012 titled 'Towards a Food Secure Future' will be launched in Nairobi on 15th May 2012. The report argues that eliminating hunger and starvation in sub-Sahara Africa and ensuring food security for all is critical for long-term human development. The report makes a series of proposals for public action to spur agricultural productivity, advance nutrition among children and women, build resilience in households and communities and for empowering women and the rural poor. The analysis and recommendations in this report are based on collaborations and consultations with leading academics, researchers, policy-makers and development practitioners in Africa and globally. This report is authored by the United Nations Development Programme.
To gain advance information and detailed briefing on the report and its findings UNDP is hosting a breakfast meeting with journalists on Monday 14th May 2012 and you are invited to join us in this press briefing.
Media Pre-Event Briefing
WHO: Dr. Tegegnework Gettu: UN Assistant Secretary- General and Regional Director, Regional Bureau for Africa and Pedro Conceicao, UNDP Global Economic Adviser.
WHAT: Briefing on the first Africa Human Development Report
WHEN: Monday 14th May 2012 from 8.30 a.m. to 10.00 a.m
WHERE: The Stanley Hotel